Strategies, policies and plans

Children, education and families

School and childcare strategies and policies, children and young people's plan, charging policy for children looked after by the council and policy to help family and friend carers.

Consumer protection

Consumer advice and enforcement policies.


Includes our corporate strategy and treasury management policy.

Emergency planning

Contingency planning, emergency and business continuity plans.


Enviromental policies and strategies.

Equality, diversity and community cohesion

Strategies to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between people.

Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing strategies.

Leisure and culture

Leisure and culture strategies.

Libraries and archives

Libraries and archives policies.

Local planning policy for minerals and waste

We set the Minerals and Waste Local Plan working with Blackpool Council and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.

Research and statistics

Our policies are informed by social, economic, health and wellbeing research.

Roads, parking and travel

Major transport schemes, transport plans and policies.

Waste and recycling

Municipal waste management strategy.